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2011 USAC National Gravity Championships Announced
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (derailedonline.com) - USAC announced that 2011 will be the first year for a Gravity Championships under the USAC calendar. This event will determine the US Champions in the gravity fields of MTB racing only (Downhill and Slalom).... [Full Report]

Mullaly Wins 2010 Ironman MTB Open
HOWELL, New Jersey (derailedonline.com) - The annual Central Jersey BMX Iron Man Race this year added a 26" MTB Open class. This annual race closes out the Northeast BMX racing season and is held regardless of weather conditions and 196... [Full Report]

Downhill vs Moto - Atherton vs Knight at Fort Bill
FORT WILLIAM, Scotland (derailedonline.com) - Red Bull famous for their affinity for unusual events, races, and actives have brought us another very interesting competition. The current Enduro E3 Moto Champion David Knight races the current UCI World Cup Champion Gee... [Full Report]

Rennie Returns to Racing for 2011
Australia (derailedonline.com) - The rumours are true - The Big Man is Back! After much anticipation, Nathan Rennie has returned to his home soil to take on the Australian National Race Series. Nathan does this with full support from Monza... [Full Report]


Product Reviews


Mongoose Black Diamond Triple [Full Review]
Mini downhill bikes are growing in popularity and rightfully so. These smaller bikes allow people to use one bike to do both trail riding and light-to-medium downhilling. The geometry of these bikes is modeled after their larger downhill counterparts. Some...

Thule T2 Rack Review [Full Review]
Popular rack maker Thule acquired Sportworks in the latter part of 2005 and continued production of the very successful line of Sportworks racks that are famous for their quick load features. The Sportworks racks had always been known for their...

Rockgardn 2007 Landing Zone Knee/Shin Guards [Full Review]
The holy grail of body armor is a knee/shin guard that both fits well and doesn’t move around. Unfortunately, we are not all built the same, posing a monstrous challenge to armor manufacturers – how to make a knee shin...

Rockgardn 2007 Flak Jacket [Full Review]
Rockgardn's latest rendition of the popular Flak Jacket. Changes and added features over previous Flak Jackets. Read the full review to find out our opinions about this new offering from Rockgardn for upper body protection.

Ultimate Support Pro Stand [Full Review]
Ultimate Support's update to the Pro Stand. Updates include a completely redesigned clamp and refinements on other aspects of the stand. Ultimate improved on an already very good design. In the market for a stand, read what we have to say about this great portable repair stand.


News


Trek is Awarded Patent for Split Pivot Suspension Design


WATERLOO, Wisconsin (derailedonline.com) - The US Patent office has issues patent number 7,837,213 to the Trek Bicycle Company. This patent covers their ABP suspension design which employs a split pivot technique, the same used by Dave Weagle of DW Suspension...
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Latest Internet Riding Phenomenon


QUEENSLAND, Aus. (Unit Clothing) - Have you seen 12 year old Jai Bradley rip up the skate park on his 20" yet? If you haven't seen this yet, then take a minute or two to watch this child prodigy do...
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Interbike Officially Moves to Aneheim, Calf for 2011


SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. - Sept. 18, 2010 - In an effort to continue to best serve the overall needs of the bicycle industry, Interbike management has decided to hold the 2011 installment of its international trade show August 8-12,...
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2011 Interbike Relocation Rumors from Eurobike


FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (bikebiz.com) - Rumors are surfacing at Eurobike that Interbike, after 14 years, will finally be moving away from Las Vegas. This is one rumor we hope is true. For quite some time Interbike has really needed a change...
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Crankworx Slopestyle Results


VANCOUVER, Canada (derailedonline.com) - Slopestyle has finsihed at Crankworx. Cameron Zink (USA) came out on top. Several top guys went down with injuries, wish a speedy recovery! 1: Cameron Zink (USA) 2. Mike Montgomery (USA) 3. Casey Groves (CAN) 4....
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Highland Opens Training Facility


NORTHFIELD, New Hamp. (derailedonline.com) - Phase 1 of the Highland Training Center (HTC), a 9,100 square foot Super Structure nestled at the base of the Nations Premier Mountain Bike Playground, Highland Mountain is now opening its doors to the public....
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Highland Hiring Trail Crew Position


NORTHFIELD, New Hamp. (derailedonline.com) - Highland has a open vacancy for a new addition to their staff. They currently have an opening on the trail maintenance crew for the bike park. Like to dig, build, and maintain one of the...
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Honda DH Bike Spotted in Colorado


KEYSTONE, Colorado (dirt.mpora.com) - Dirt Magazine just posted this scoup on a Honda DH bike spotting in Colorado with what looks to be updated components. Here's the article. Rumor mill will have something to churn on for a while with...
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Dave Weagle Awarded Patent for Suspension Design


EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (derailedonline.com) - Dave Weagle’s SPLIT PIVOT suspension system awarded patent Split Pivot is the world’s first patented Concentric Drop Out Pivot Suspension system. On May 18, 2010, Dave Weagle, the creator of the World Champion and internationally acclaimed...
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Free Concert during Windham 2010 Mountain Bike World


WINDHAM, New York (derailedonline.com) - Highlighting this summer's Windham 2010 Mountain Bike World Cup Festival, Chris Barron and The Time Bandits will perform a free concert on Saturday, Aug. 28 in Windham. Best known for his role as the lead...
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Claymore Challenge Photo Highlights


NORTHFIELD, New Hamp. (derailedonline.com) - 2010 Claymore Challenge was bigger and better than every. Loads of spectators, compeditors from around the world, live webcasted video coverage, jumbo-tron video at the event, and plenty of activities for everyone the entire day....
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Claymore Challenge Midway Through Finals


NORTHFIELD, New Hamp (derailedoneline.com) - First runs are done here at Highland Claymore Challenge and top qualifier Cameron McCaul has held his top qualifying positions. McCaul currently sits in the lead after the first run with a very good margin...
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